Became known why a river in North Ossetia was bright orange

© Photo : 15th of Regionrec Ardon was painted in an unusual bright orange color. February 25, 2018Became known why a river in North Ossetia was bright orange© Photo : 15-TH REGION

Clay and rust from the mine dyed the river Ardon in North Ossetia, in bright orange color, environmental danger there, according to the Ministry of environment of the Republic.

«Today, the «Green line» the Ministry of environment of the Republic of the inhabitants of the village of mizur received a signal that the Ardon river was painted in an unusual bright orange color. To place promptly left the environmental Ministry of North Ossetia», — stated in the message.

As noted, the situation began to clarify in conjunction with the administration of the village of mizur. As it turned out, due to warming groundwater began to penetrate into the mine, where he once held mining, the mine is now abandoned.

«As commented in the administration of the village of mizur, through rock began to emerge swabs clay, rusty pipes where no chemical elements. At the moment, this leak stopped. The situation remains under control Mizunskoy administration», — added in Department.

According to environmentalists, such contamination of the river Ardon was no danger to river fauna, informs the regional Ministry of environment.

Experts took samples of wastewater from the site of the washout and downstream of the river Ardon for further use in Supervisory activities. The results will be transferred to the office of Rosprirodnadzor in the North Ossetia.

Became known why a river in North Ossetia was bright orange

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